Former Mastercard exec recruited to back Klasha’s bullish Africa scaling plans

Nile Younis joins as Klasha continues its rapid 2022 scaling to add value to cross-border African commerce.
Staff Writer
May 19, 2022

OPay partners Mastercard to ‘open up e-commerce to millions’ in Africa

Merchants and consumers from Algeria, Egypt, Ethiopia, Morocco, Nigeria, and South Africa have an alternative payment option.

Global Processing Services Announces New Partnership With Mastercard to Power ‘Next Generation Payments’ Technology to Global Fintechs

Global Processing Services (“GPS”), a leading global payment technology platform, today announced a new strategic partnership with Mastercard.
Jan 25, 2022

Mastercard rolls out ‘Tap on Phone’ tech in Africa

An estimated 500 000 SMEs in Middle East and Africa will be able to accept payments through a smartphone.
Nov 15, 2021

Zambia: market makes way for new virtual payment solution

Airtel Money, Mastercard launch latest service to capitalise on increased demand for digital payment infrastructure.
Oct 22, 2021

MasterCard ramps up Fintech platforms in Malawi, Zimbabwe

BancABC is the first Zimbabwean bank to issue a debit and credit card that will enable Zimswitch and MasterCard local and international payments respectively.
Aug 24, 2021

Women entrepreneurs overtake men in Fintech adoption

Around 81% of surveyed MEA female entrepreneurs adopt digital payment solutions, in comparison to 68% of their male counterparts.
Aug 10, 2021

A Fintech first for Malawi

TNM Mpamba partners with MasterCard to enable virtual local and international e-commerce transactions.
May 7, 2021

Econet, Mastercard in Fintech alliance

Econet Group and Mastercard to collaborate on Fintech solutions for Covid-19 response in Africa.
Feb 16, 2021

MTN, Mastercard chase down Africa’s growing Fintech opportunity

Companies strike e-commerce alliance targeting 16 countries on the continent.
Jan 20, 2021

Mastercard study predicts massive Fintech disruption in Africa

The Mastercard Economics Institute says the opportunity for fintech disruption is high in Africa, with digitisation enabling financial inclusion in emerging markets.
Oct 1, 2020

Bridging digital divide key to Kenya’s gig economy

Government on the verge of approving a digital economy strategy.